After taking an early lead, Seattle University (29-16, 16-3 WAC) tied the game late to send the game to extra innings, earning a 10-9 win at NM State (25-20, 13-6 WAC) in 10 innings.

Tied 9-9 through nine innings, Dalton Hurd (Bend, Ore.) doubled in what would be the winning run on a two-strike double in the 10th.

The Redhawks took an early 5-1 lead through one inning on a pair of two-RBI singles from Brock Carpenter (Milton, Wash.) and Jack Reisinger (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) and a Lucas Denney (Goldendale, Wash.) RBI double. SU would lead, 6-2, an inning later as Carpenter drove in his third run of the game with a single.

The Aggies pulled within two, 6-4, in the third on a two-run Austin Botello homer before tying the game in the fifth, 6-6. Daniel Johnson led off the fifth with a solo home run on the second pitch before Mason Fishback doubled home a run with two outs.

Each team scored two apiece in the seventh to re-tie the game, 8-8, as Jeffrey Morgan (Auburn, Wash.) brought home two with a double down the left field line.

NM State took their only lead of the game in the eighth, scoring an unearned run on a wild pitch, before the Redhawks tied the game at nine in the ninth on a Carpenter leadoff home run.

Hurd, Carpenter, and Sheldon Stober (Kent, Wash.) each tallied three hits apiece for SU while Carpenter drove in a team-high four RBIs. Overall, the Redhawks outhit the Aggies, 15-14.

Connor Moore (West Richland, Wash.) picked up his second win on the mound, facing nine batters, striking out three.

WAC-leading Seattle U looks to continue their win streak on Saturday, May 7 at 12 noon PT.

 

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